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Hazardous waste and the Stringfellow acid pits

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment.

Hazardous waste and the Stringfellow acid pits

hearing before the Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, April 22, 1983.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Riverside County.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous waste sites -- California -- Riverside County.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3978 1983k
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664278M
      LC Control Number85601724

      The Acid Pits, also known as the Stringfellow Quarry Waste Pits, are located on a acre (8-ha) site in Pyrite Canyon above Glen Avon. In the mids, a number of high-tech companies began to dump their hazardous wastes into the canyon. No special precautions were taken in the dumping process; as one observer noted.   Court settlements have closed a bitter chapter in the history of the Stringfellow Acid Pits, where the dumping of 34 million gallons of acids, solvents and pesticides aroused a scandal that toppled some high Reagan Administration environmental officials. Under a settlement approved Friday by.

      ABSTRACT The Stringfellow Acid Pits site is located in Riverside County, five miles north- west of the City of Riverside and one mile north of the community of Glen Avon. The site was operated by the Stringfellow Quarry Company from Aug to Novem as a hazardous waste .   The Stringfellow Acid Pits, a toxic waste site that has drawn the attention of Federal and state officials and environmental groups, have been a source of contention for more than a decade.

      This third edition updates and expands the material presented in the best-selling first and second editions of Basic Hazardous Waste Management. It covers health and safety issues affecting hazardous waste workers, management and regulation of radioactive and biomedical/infectious wastes, as well as current trends in technologies. In the latest chapter of the year saga of the Stringfellow Acid Pits, a jury has decided in favor of the State of California in its coverage dispute against a host of insurance companies over cleanup costs of the infamous hazardous waste site.


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Hazardous waste and the Stringfellow acid pits by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stringfellow Acid Pits tells the story of one of the most toxic places in the United States, and of an epic legal battle waged to clean up the site and hold those responsible accountable. InCalifornia officials approached rock quarry owner James Stringfellow about using his land in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, as a hazardous dump site.5/5(1).

Stringfellow Acid Pits tells the story of one of the most toxic places in the United States, and of an epic legal battle waged to clean up the site and hold those responsible accountable. InCalifornia officials approached rock quarry owner James Stringfellow about using his land in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, as a hazardous dump : University of Michigan Press.

Electronic books. Summary: Stringfellow Acid Pits describes one of the most contaminated places in the United States and the epic legal battle involving the hazardous waste site in Southern California. InCalifornia officials approached James Stringfellow about using his land in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, as a hazardous dump site.

"Stringfellow Acid Pits describes one of the most contaminated places in the United States and the epic legal battle involving the hazardous waste site in Southern California. InCalifornia officials approached James Stringfellow about using his land in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, as a hazardous dump site.

Hazardous waste and the Stringfellow acid pits: hearing before the Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, Ap Stringfellow Acid Pits Glen Avon, Riverside County You may find additional information on the Cleanup Sites and Hazardous Waste Permitted Facilities in the EnviroStor database.

Penny Newman is executive director and founder of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ), which serves Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

She began her fight for environmental justice with the battle of the Stringfellow Acid Pits, California’s worst toxic waste. The city includes the community of Glen Avon, a primarily white, working-class community at the time of the incident.

Between andthe Stringfellow Quarry Company operated a hazardous waste disposal facility on this site about a mile from homes in Glen Avon. The Stringfellow Acid Pits in Riverside County became one of the first designated Superfund sites in the country in The San Francisco Chronicle reported that for several years following the designation,gallons of contaminated fluids were pumped out of Stringfellow each month and processed at a separate facility.

Stringfellow Acid Pits tells the story of one of the most toxic places in the United States, and of an epic legal battle waged to clean up the site and hold those responsible accountable.

InCalifornia officials approached rock quarry owner James Stringfellow about using his land in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, as a hazardous. This paper examines the relationship between a toxic waste site and congenital anomalies. The Stringfellow acid pits dump site (SAP) located near the City of Riverside, California, is the focus of.

Between andthe Stringfellow Quarry Company operated a hazardous waste disposal facility on this site about a mile from homes in Glen Avon. During this time, more than 34 million gallons of liquid industrial waste (including spent acids and caustics, metals, solvents, and pesticide byproducts from metal finishing, electroplating, and.

The cost of cleaning up the Stringfellow acid pits, a Cold War-era dumping place for industrial waste in the hills above Jurupa Valley, continues to grow. On Thursday, federal, state and local officials gathered to dedicate a $52 million treatment plant to continue the decades-long cleanup of highly toxic chemical pollutants from the site.

Stringfellow Acid Pits (Jurupa Valley, California) Now abandoned but a continuing source of groundwater contamination. It is an EPA superfund site. The Acid Pits, also known as the Stringfellow Quarry Waste Pits, are located on a acre (8-ha) site in Pyrite Canyon above Glen Avon.

Love Canal, the Valley of the Drums, Times Beach, and Stringfellow Acid Pits epitomize the national environmental quality challenge. Daily, a major illegal disposal of haz ardous waste is recorded; a new mismanaged dump site is discovered; a toxic substance is found in our drinking water; or a failure to meet a water or air quality standard is.

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Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive : Los Angeles. The Stringfellow Hazardous Waste Site collection contains technical reports, media clippings, correspondence, public records, ephemera, notes, government publications, photographs, and other material regarding the Stringfellow Hazardous Waste Site, a Class I industrial waste disposal facility in Glen Avon, California, that operated from August to November The Stringfellow Hazardous Waste Site collection is comprised of two accessions.

Series one and two were acquired as a gift circa Series three was acquired as a gift in Commonly referred to as the Stringfellow Acid Pits, the site functioned as a Class I industrial waste disposal facility permitted by the Santa Ana Regional Water File Size: KB.

When the Stringfellow Acid Pits were retired 20 years ago as a state-approved industrial waste dumping ground, they became a monument to Southern California's manufacturing heyday. The Acid Pits, also known as the Stringfellow Quarry Waste Pits, are located on a acre (8-ha) site in Pyrite Canyon above Glen Avon.

In the mids, a number of high-tech companies began to dump their hazardous wastes into the canyon. Cleanup options for the Stringfellow acid pits superfund site, (Stringfellow Hazardous Waste Site; Stringfellow Acid Pits; Stringfellow Superfund Site) Change Notes.

new. revised. Alternate Formats. RDF/XML (MADS and SKOS) N-Triples (MADS and SKOS).Before Erin Brockovich, there was Penny Newman and the fight for the biggest toxic waste lawsuit in California history Description Stringfellow Acid Pits tells the story of one of the most toxic places in the United States, and of an epic legal battle waged to clean .Stringfellow Acid Pits.

Tar Creek. The March Continues. teaching and professional experience in hazardous waste engineering and management have addressed a wide range of human health risk and ecological issues, from global climate change to the release of hazardous wastes.

co-edited and written eleven books in his research and related.